Archive for the ‘Reading’ Category

moose sightings and other happenings

Posted on October 6th, 2015 by mountain girl  |  5 Comments »

It’s been a while since I’ve shown my bloggy face in these parts, but we’re alive and well and loving our lengthy fall season. We’ve been seeing lots of moose strolling nonchalantly around, as if they belong here in the mountains or something.  David sighted this cute and cuddly bull moose (and got this awesome […]

two books on decluttering

Posted on September 21st, 2015 by mountain girl  |  9 Comments »

I finished these two books last week. I have to say, they gave me a kick in the you-know-what. Even before reading them, though, I was somehow bitten by the decluttering bug.  I found these books at my local libraries, and they helped me on my way and offered some direction in my rabid cleaning […]


Posted on August 24th, 2015 by mountain girl  |  7 Comments »

Our goats. Both kids were missing all night Saturday, and from Pippa’s strangely silent behavior to a tackled deer decoy in the driveway, we thought they had been nabbed by a mountain lion. It was a rough night, but needless to say, there was great rejoicing when they turned up just fine in the morning. […]

almost summer

Posted on June 20th, 2015 by mountain girl  |  6 Comments »

These almost-summer days are full to bursting.  The weather has changed, and suddenly we’re soaking up these amazing days from sunup (4 am) to sundown (after 9 pm).  Yesterday in Boulder it was 100 degrees, and back home in the mountains, an unbelievable 80 degrees.  In these last few days before David comes home, we’re… […]

new bookshelves

Posted on February 19th, 2014 by mountain girl  |  7 Comments »

A room without books is like a body without a soul. -Cicero Our home finally has a soul.  We have bookshelves! And books.  Since moving here in September, our books have been shut up in the shed–all 15 boxes of them, heehee.  Zia has moaned for our books so many times, and all we could […]